Category: Sport

DMU’s Sport Journalism students receive access all areas tours of the biggest clubs within Leicester

By Joel Wood Journalism’s single and joint honour students who take a sports module have been lucky enough to visit three of Leicester’s top sporting sides since returning from Christmas. Around 30 students have had the opportunity to visit Leicester...

/ 21st February 2017

Varsity preparation is in full swing as societies prepare for the biggest matches of the year

By Joel Wood Varsity is one of the biggest events over the calendar year and is what a season of hard work leads up to. It’s a time when everyone joins together to support their university in a bid to...

/ 16th February 2017

Claudio Ranieri has full backing of board as Leicester City advance in FA Cup

In a statement issued on Tuesday morning, Leicester City refuted speculation that the East Midlands club was to part with the Italian manager seven months after he answered the dreams of many Leicester City fans. Supporters outside the ground were...

/ 12th February 2017

Get your skateboarding fix with Bagheadcrew and their new full length film

Well it turns out Leicester isn’t just a city of footballers but a city of skateboarders as well. So you should definitely be celebrating that by going to a movie premier right? Well @Bagheadcrew are offering just that, tonight at...

/ 4th February 2017

‘This Girl Can’ week long campaign launched at DSU

For the second time, the national campaign, This Girl Can, was launched by the De Montfort Students Union (DSU), a week of events set to empower women between Monday 30 January till Sunday 5 February. The DSU’s This Girl …

/ 30th January 2017

Netball: DMU blow Trent University out of the water

On Wednesday 7th December, De Montfort University (DMU) played against Nottingham Trent University (NTU). DMU performed amazingly. DMU scored the first two points in their first quarter in quick succession, with the third goal following soon after, leaving the score...

/ 21st December 2016

Global Sports Roundup: Red cards in cricket, French GP returns, Joshua v Klitschko and more

Red cards in cricket set to be introduced for ‘most extreme’ behaviour Embed from Getty Images Cricket is set to implement laws to introduce a red card for ‘most extreme’ on-field behaviour into the laws of the game for the...

/ 20th December 2016

DMU Pool do Nine-Ball at Birmingham and Solihull

De Montfort University’s very own Pool Society entered three teams (four players in each team) into the BUCS-UPC (British Universities and Colleges Sport-University Pool Council) Nine-ball Pool Championships which were held at Rileys Birmingham and Rileys Solihull this weekend, and to...

/ 17th December 2016

DMU Griffins Over-Powered by Nottingham Trent

A plucky team effort from DMU Griffins was not enough to beat a hard working Nottingham Trent University (NTU) with the final score 61-54 to the visitors. NTU took an early lead in the first quarter which was aided by...

/ 12th December 2016

Global Sports Roundup: Rosberg retires, Chapecoense tributes, BBC SPOTY and more

2016 F1 world champion Nico Rosberg announces his retirement from racing Embed from Getty Images The German who clinched his maiden Formula 1 world championship this season in Abu Dhabi has announced his retirement from the sport. The 31-year-old has...

/ 6th December 2016